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Author Caitlin Vaughn

CU Professor speaks at Library of Congress

6/9/2015 Dr. Mark Cheathem, Professor of History at Cumberland, recently spoke about his book Andrew Jackson, Southerner at the Library of Congress and is now available on C-Span.  His book is a reassessment of President Jackson as a man who owned over 200 hundred slaves, married into an exclusive social order in Nashville, and headed a local Read More

Hicks named CU wrestling coach

3/26/2015 Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the hiring of James Hicks as the program’s new wrestling head coach. He will take over at CU on April 20. Hicks has served the last three years as head coach at Darton State College in Albany, Ga. “We are pleased to hire an individual who has Read More

Scholarship Fund established in memory of Tyler McChurch

1/27/2015 The family of Tyler McChurch, a former Cumberland University student athlete who died in an automobile accident in 2013, has recently established a scholarship fund in Tyler’s memory. The McChurch Family Tyler was a former standout football player at Friendship Christian School and later at Cumberland University. His two brothers Mitchell and Connor also Read More

CU Employees win prestigious awards

6/24/2013 Private Officer International announced on June 24 that two employees of Cumberland University in Lebanon TN. were among the award recipients during the 2013 Private Officer Awards ceremony held in Charlotte NC. Pictured are Mr. Joe Gray, the Executive Director of Campus Facilities and Safety and Mr. Michael Thornhill, Director of Campus Security    Mr. Joe Read More

School of Ed, Top 4 in State, report finds

12/4/2012 Students in the Cumberland University School of Education and Public Service can feel certain about their future, according to a report released by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission this month. According to the report, Cumberland University has the best job placement and four-year retention rate of any Tennessean teacher preparation program with more than Read More

Cumberland University Cycling Team Ranked No. 1 Nationally

11/4/2010 USA Cycling released updated national rankings this week and Cumberland University is currently ranked No. 1 nationally in Division II after the first two national championships for this academic year. This marks the first No. 1 national ranking in the history of the CU cycling program. The Bulldogs will carry that distinction until the USA Cycling Cyclocross Read More

Cumberland University Breaks Ground on New Residence Hall

9/29/2010 The recession has not hampered Cumberland University. With a record number of students enrolled in classes the University is making room for the growth it is experiencing. University officials and community members broke ground on a future residence hall Friday, October 1. When construction is complete – Fall 2011, the $8 million residence hall Read More

Dr. Cheathem first discovered Andrew Jackson at Cumberland University.

9/29/2010 Dr. Cheathem first discovered Andrew Jackson at Cumberland University. As an undergraduate, he took Professor Monty Pope’s Jacksonian Democracy course and became intrigued by the president whom nineteenth-century historian James Parton described as “a democratic autocrat. An urbane savage. An atrocious saint.” Cheathem spent a summer as an historical interpreter at the Hermitage, where he landed Read More

Pavan to Lead CU Athletic Department

10/22/2006 Mr. Ron Pavan has been selected to serve as Cumberland University’s new athletic director, CU President Harvill C. Eaton recently announced. Pavan, who has served as athletic director at NCAA Division II Ohio Valley University (OVU) in Vienna, W.Va. for the past 14 years, brings more than 22 years of coaching and administrative experience Read More

Hunt to be Inducted into Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

10/22/2006 Longtime Cumberland University baseball coach Woody Hunt will be one of 11 greats inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame, as announced by the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame & Museum Tuesday. The annual banquet is set for Friday, Feb. 20, 2009 at the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville. Others who will be inducted Read More